Re: [PATCH] perf: add const qualifier to perf_pmu_register's 'name'arg

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Tue Jun 04 2013 - 07:03:32 EST

On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 03:32:05PM +0530, Vineet Gupta wrote:
> On 06/04/2013 03:28 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 11:45:48AM +0200, Mischa Jonker wrote:
> >> This allows us to use pdev->name for registering a PMU device.
> >> IMO the name is not supposed to be changed anyway.
> >>
> > Indeed, and thanks!
> >
> > PS. WTH is a metag?
> It's the cpu core from Imagination Tech - their port got merged in 3.9 (along with
> ARC from Synopsys).

So its Meta-G, not me-tag :-) Google gave me the below, its not exactly
clear what kind of animal it is or what the G stands for. Too much
marketing speak, too little useful information.

Simlar 'complaint' for the ARC stuff really, only marketing speak :-)

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